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If most people got on a skateboard, they would roll forward slowly for a few feet, then fall down and break their wrists. But there are a proud few who can do some pretty amazing tricks on a board, and they use physics to pull them off. Today we're going to learn about the most humble of tricks, the ollie.

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References
http://www.real-world-physics-problems.com/physics-of-skateboarding.html
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/Skateboard/ollie_physics.html
http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/trick02.html
http://www.wired.com/2014/10/skateboard-physics-empzeal/
http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-do-you-ollie
http://www.olliebook.com/appendix/ollie-physics-and-science/
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ollie_skateboarding_trick.jpg

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